September 28th is also known as Good Neighbor Day as well as Drink Beer Day.
Today is the 272nd day of the year, and there’s only 94 days remaining of the year in 2024.
Hold on tight as you’re about to unearth our top-pick of facts and historical events that all happened on this special day, September 28.
Did you know that on this day in 2015, NASA publicly announced that they have found running water on Mars? The findings were observed by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter using an imaging spectrometer.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 28th in history!
What memorable events happened on September 28 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida.
The category 4 Storm had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (241 kph). Hurricane Ian brought catastrophic damages, dangerous storm surges, and fierce winds. Over 1,000 people had to be rescued in multiple counties, and 77 were confirmed dead.
Elon Musk announced that he was building a spaceship called Starship that would travel to Mars and return to Earth.
This incredible ship will be 164 feet tall by 30 feet wide (50 x 9 meters) and capable of carrying 300,000 lbs (150 tons).
Science magazine announced that half the killer whale population would likely die due to human pollution.
NASA announced that they found running water on Mars.
The discovery was made by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The Prussian government lifted a ban on Adolf Hitler’s speeches.
Due to the poor outcome for the National Socialists in the May 20 general election, the ban was lifted. As a result, Hitler was able to give his first speech since the ban, where he presented to a crowd of 12,000 at Berlin Sportpalast.
William the Conquerer landed on English shores and began the Norman Conquest.
Then the Duke of Normandy, William, landed with a force of thousands of men at Pevensey, Sussex, in England’s south. Harald Hardrada, the Norwegian King who claimed the English throne then, marched to fight William’s forces and was subsequently defeated at the Battle of Hastings. William then became the new king of England.
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Ben E. King
Apr 30, 2015 (Age 76)
North Carolina, USA
Unfortunately, September 28th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Michael Gambon was an Irish-English actor born on October 19, 1940. He died on this day in 2023, at age 82 in Witham, Essex, England, UK.
Sep 28, 2023 (Age 82)
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said or written on this day throughout history.
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
National Good Neighbor Day
We are all so tied up in our busy lives that we often forget about our wonderful neighbors living next door. So why not pay them a visit and bring them a goodwill gift today on Good Neighbor Day? If you don’t know your neighbors yet, this is a perfect opportunity to meet them!
National Drink Beer Day
It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here! Today is a day to blow off all your plans, skip work, and spend the day doing one of humankind’s oldest traditions – drinking beer! So head down to your local bar, pick up a six-pack and watch TV, or go for a beer-fuelled adventure – the choice is yours!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
New York City, which has more people than 40 of the 50 US states, has the largest Chinese population of any city outside of Asia.
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on September 28, your zodiac sign is Libra.
Because Libras love to weigh things up, they sometimes judge things too harshly and place themselves in a place of superiority and entitlement.
If you’re born during September, you have the Sapphire birthstone. One of the largest sources for Sapphire is in Queensland, Australia. Did you know that the Sapphire has been the official state gem of Queensland since 1985?
People born on this day were likely conceived the same year on January 5th.
A baby that is conceived on September 28, 2024, will be due next year around June 21.